Comfort First Heating and Cooling, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Plainfield’

Here’s Why Your Furnace Air Filter Should Be Changed Regularly

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

comfort-first-logoDo you change the air filter in your furnace often enough? Were you aware you needed to change your furnace air filter before reading this? If not, no worries! There’s no better time like the present to learn the importance of this.

What’s important moving forward is that you take action to keep your filter, and therefore your furnace, in good shape. Otherwise, you could find yourself paying for what would have been otherwise unnecessary repairs. Read on to learn more!

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Heed These Signs You Need Furnace Repairs

Monday, November 8th, 2021

duct-running-from-ac-to-furnaceWhen you live somewhere that needs heating systems as much as our homes do, you don’t want to sit around worried that yours could break down at any moment. Of course, unless you’ve never had professional maintenance done before and don’t know the signs that your heater is struggling, this probably won’t happen… but what if you don’t know the signs to look for that indicate your furnace is struggling?

That’s what we are here for!

First, the best way to defend against heavy repair needs is with regular professional maintenance. It doesn’t matter whether you have a gas furnace or an electric-powered one, professional tune-ups should be done once a year to help your heater work as effectively and efficiently as possible, for as long as possible. Additionally, maintenance helps prevent up to 85% of the repairs your furnace might ever need in that lifespan.

Now, that doesn’t mean your furnace will never need repairs. Some repairs are inevitable since just like any other large appliance your furnace does suffer from wear and tear. Here is how to spot the signs that your furnace may need repair, even if you’re in between maintenance sessions.

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How To Not Neglect Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, September 14th, 2020

comfort-first-logoMost homeowners aren’t aware of this, but the quality of your indoor air can actually be worse than that of outdoors. With more and more folks interested in improving and maintaining their health, it makes sense that you’d want to know how to change this, right? Fortunately, we have some answers.

The thing is, without the right indoor air quality products and services in place, you’re essentially neglecting your indoor air quality, and effectively neglecting the health of your home. You don’t have to neglect this though! Read on to learn how not to.

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7 Sounds You Don’t Want Your AC Making

Monday, August 31st, 2020

AC-outdoor-unitYour air conditioner isn’t silent, but if someone asked you to explain the noise that your air conditioner makes, you’d probably have to pause and think about it before you could answer, right? That’s because your air conditioner does make distinctive noises, but as long as the system is healthy these noises are always relatively quiet.

If you’ve noticed this summer has made your air conditioner develop some new habits, then it’s time to reach out to us. You need AC repair in Plainfield, IL. It’s just that plain and simple.

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Is It Ever Too Late for Heating Maintenance?

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

hvac-ventWith the official end of winter just a few short weeks away, it’s easy to assume that heating maintenance would be pointless, now. But this isn’t actually the case. Unless your system has completely broken down and needs replacement, it’s never too late for heating maintenance.

Maintenance tune-ups accomplish 3 very important things for your heating system; they ensure the system is thoroughly cleaned, they ensure any components that are loose or wearing down are adjusted or replaced, and they help our technician spots signs of repair needs so we can alert you do them. This will help your system out, and your energy bills out, no matter what time of the year it is!

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5 Signs Your Heater Is in Trouble

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

animated-checklistWouldn’t it be nice if there were a little screen or recording that could tell us exactly what’s wrong with our heating systems when they begin to show signs of trouble, with advice on how to fix it? Unfortunately, this just isn’t the case. Perhaps someday heaters will be self-diagnostic, but repairs are always something that should be handled by a trained pro.

That said, you can’t know to call an HVAC professional unless you know something is wrong with your heater, to begin with, right? So read on as we uncover 5 of the most common signs that something is amiss with your heating system.

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“Help! My Heater Isn’t Heating”

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

natural-gas-furnace-jetsIt goes without saying that in our area, we rely quite heavily on our furnaces to keep our families warm and toasty all season long. So of course, if yours stops blowing warm air, it’s a cause for alarm. The last thing you need when temperatures drop into the ’30s and below is another air conditioner.

There are a variety of reasons that your heating system may be blowing cold or cool air, which we’ll get to below. Read on to discover what might be going on, and be sure to reach out to our team if you need repair!

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Your Furnace Might Not Wait—Schedule Your Tune-Up Now!

Monday, November 11th, 2019

jets-of-a-furnace-firingWith temperatures already cooling down drastically, we’re going to guess that you’re using your furnace on a regular basis. This means you had it tuned up too, right? If not, it’s never too late!

Well actually, it could be too late, if your furnace has completely shut down and is in total disrepair. We’d like to help you avoid that scenario. Keep reading as we delve into the importance of professional furnace maintenance, and give us a call when you’re ready to schedule your tune-up.

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3 Warning Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Central-Air-ConditioningAir conditioner problems are rife during the summer season, and it’s no wonder. The average air conditioner is put under a lot of stress during this time of year, and that stress often manifests itself in various problems and malfunctions. Preventive maintenance is a great way to reduce the odds of a serious problem occurring, but it’s not a guarantee by any means. You still need to keep an eye out for any and all signs that your air conditioner is in trouble, and know when to call for repairs. Let’s take a look at three common warning signs that your air conditioner is in need of repairs.

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